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1
Q

What does immediate family mean?

A
  • Spouse, defecto, civil union partner
  • Child or Step child
  • Brother, sister or step sibling
  • Parent, stepparent, grandparent
2
Q

A victim should be treated with what this relations to section 7 treatment of victim?

A
  • Courtesy
  • Compassion
  • Respect victims dignity and privacy
3
Q

When should the CSV1 be completed by?

A
  • By first appearance so Court advisor can offer support
4
Q

Under section 11 victims must be provided with information about programmes, remedies and services available to them. What are some of the agencies that can provide for them?

A
  • ACC, DHB, MOJ, MSD
  • Corrections
  • Restorative justice
  • Person disadvantage by offence can also receive this information
5
Q

What is purpose of a VIS?

A
  • Tell the Court of the effect the offending had
  • Help with understanding victims views on offending
  • Inform offender of the impact the offending had on victim
6
Q

When MUST the VIS be completed by?

A
  • Mandatory for second appearance
7
Q

The prosecutor must make all reasonable efforts to ensure that the correct information is obtained from a victim. What information does this include?

A
  • Physical injury and emotional harm
  • Loss of property or property damage
  • Other effects on victim or matter consistent with purpose of a VIS
  • May include photos and diagrams
  • A person disadvantaged by offence should do a VIS
8
Q

What types of offence fall under Section 29 for specified offences?

A
  • Sexual of nature
  • Serious assaults/injuries
  • Death or rendering person incapable
  • Victim has ongoing fears for physical safety or security includes that of immediate family
9
Q

A victim can appoint a person they deem fit to receive notice(information) in their behalf. The person then gives this information to the victim. What sort of information can be passed?

A
  • Bail issues
  • Changes to Home D
  • Release, parole or escape
  • Appeals
  • Death of offender
10
Q

Can appointed person make comment on behalf of a victim?

A
  • Yes they will make comment on victims views and wishes

- this includes bail

11
Q

All complaints relating to Police failing to meet their obligations under the Victims Right Act will be reported to Parliament. True or False

A
  • TRUE

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